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An Orthodox monk inside Abuna Yemata Guh church, Tigray, Ethiopia, Africa

The most remarkable and remote art in the world revealed

The Byzantine Moorish Emperor Nicephorus III

The Byzantine Moorish Emperor Nicephorus III - Nikephoros III Botaneiates…

This is awesome! - The focus of this blog is to showcase works of art from European history that feature People of Color. All too often, these works go unseen in museums, Art History classes, online galleries, and other venues because of retroactive whitewashing of Medieval Europe, Scandinavia, and Asia.

People of Color in European Art History. i'm currently looking at a beautiful painting 'The Queen of Sheba' Ethiopian fresco From the rock churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia. On more reason to go to Lalibela

Theodore Chasseriau, The Two Sisters, c. 1843

The Two Sisters, or Mesdemoiselles Chasseriau: Marie-Antoinette-Adele and Genevieve (Aline) sisters of the artist, 1843 - Theodore Chasseriau

1779 John Downman - John Mortlock of Cambridge and Abington Hall, Great Abington, Cambridgeshire

history-of-fashion: 1779 John Downman - John Mortlock of Cambridge and Abington Hall, Great Abington, Cambridgeshire

Moses the Black (330–405) Ethiopian thief and gang leader who underwent a conversion and become one of the most revered of the Desert Fathers, founders of monasticism. (August 28) http://www.saintgregorys.org/saints-by-name.html

moses the black Ethiopian thief and gang leader who underwent a conversion and become one of the most revered of the Desert Fathers, founders of monasticism.

A Graeco--Roman period portrait on a mummy. In the realistic style of the Graeco-Romans, it is clear to see what an Egyptian looked like. (A Greek or Roman occupier would not have been mummified, but follow their own burial techniques).

Fayum mummy portrait of a Moorish Egyptian; in Wales the Silures celts were described as "swarthy-faced with curly hair" by Tacitus and it is thought they migrated from Iberia before the arrival of the celts.

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